Freeport McMoRan Human Resources Assistant - Climax Mine - Leadville, CO in Climax (Leadville, CO), Colorado

Climax Molybdenum Co., a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan, is the world's leading molybdenum producer and supplier. Our global operations include both primary and byproduct molybdenum mines, integrated global operations, and local customer care. We provide our worldwide partners with the most reliable supply and highest quality molybdenum and rhenium products. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially responsible manner.

We offer outstanding opportunities for individuals who seek challenging, exciting and rewarding work for a company that supplies molybdenum for a variety of high-value applications in industries ranging from steel and oil to aerospace and construction. We encourage you to take some time to explore your career opportunities at Climax Molybdenum.

This position is located at the Climax Mine site off of CO-91 between Silverthorne, CO and Leadville, CO. This is a rural, alpine area approximately two hours from the Denver metropolitan area. The mine is at an altitude of approximately 10,200 feet. In the winter, the average high temperature is 31 degrees and the average low is 3 degrees. In the summer, the average high temperature is 71 degrees and the average low is 38 degrees. The average snowfall in Lake/Chafee counties is in excess of 200 inches per year.

Under close supervision, performs routine duties assisting in the provision of human resources programs and services for management, employees, volunteers, applicants and the general public.

  • Responsible for the administration of, and assists employees in completing insurance, unemployment, workers' compensation and other personnel forms

  • Maintains records on sick leave, vacation, and other absences

  • Handles or refers personnel related inquiries and checks references

  • Assists in compiling human resource related statistics for management

  • May handle paper flow for periodic reviews

  • Assists in maintaining employee files

  • Performs other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • One (1) year of clerical experience in administrative, office support or human resource work

  • Solid computer skills in office word processing, email, spreadsheet and presentation applications

  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing

  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions

  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards

Preferred

  • Six (6) months of experience working in an administrative role in a mining, manufacturing, or industrial environment

  • Understanding of the principles and practices of human resources management, especially recruitment processes

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, graphs, reporting)

  • Experience with SAP software

  • Proven ability to work in a team environment

  • Effective interpersonal communication skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Human Resources

Criteria/Conditions

  • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English

  • Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards

  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment

  • Work is mostly performed in an office setting

  • Occasionally work will be performed in a mine, outdoor or manufacturing plant setting

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs, talk, hear and see

  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects up to twenty-five (25) pounds during the course of the workday

  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and other protective equipment as required

  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/ alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as allowed by state laws

Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others. Accordingly, the company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or

  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of company business or while on company travel); or

  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

/Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability/

Job: *Human Resources

Title: Human Resources Assistant - Climax Mine - Leadville, CO

Location: CO-Climax (Leadville, CO)

Requisition ID: 1802410